- This event has passed.
TEACH US JUSTICE professor Joshua Byrd will host a Historic Tour, Lecture and Dinner
August 17 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
On Saturday, August 17th 2019 TEACH US Justice and Professor Joshua Byrd will host a Historic Tour, Lecture and Dinner, commemorating the arrival of the first documented Africans who came to English America and reflect upon their 400 years of Resilience in the Pursuit of Freedom, Equality and Social Justice since 1619. Participants will visit historic sites and landmarks in Atlanta while learning about the impact slavery had and continues to have on America’s Legal, Criminal and Social Justice Systems. In addition to discussing legal, criminal and social justice issues, this trip will also highlight the evolution and advancement of African Americans in the Business, Media and Fashion Industries.
What Participants will learn about …
How changes in the legal system and the development of specialized government agencies changed the role of police and their accountability to the communities they serve.
How the rise of large companies in the United States along with growing social issues led to the rise of governmental regulation and the beginnings of business ethics within the country.
The marriage between the media and the criminal justice system and how the influence of the media can help achieve social control or contribute to social disorder.
How fashion can also be influenced by world events such as war or changes in the economy as well as how fashion trends are usually associated with social status and cultural preferences.
How technology has permeated every strata of our society and is playing a key role in shaping the criminal justice, business, media and fashion industries